The Journal of African Civilizations Ltd., Inc.

Founder, Writer, Scholar: Dr. Ivan G. Van Sertima

Limited Editions!

Of course, the malls are buzzing with holiday shoppers, hunting for the perfect gift for their most worthy family, friends and acquaintances, OR they are shopping ONLINE from the convenience of their computers.

Smart shoppers will be looking for meaningful, beautiful, and thoughtful gifts that will:
  • Shape their loved ones’ future
  • Last for a lifetime
  • Provide at-home or on-the-go knowledge
  • Spark meaningful conversation
  • Engender pride
  • Free them from the hustle and bustle of everyday life
  • Impact their lives for minimal expense
  • Dazzle their holiday spirit with a boxed, beautifully gift-wrapped presentation for a minimal fee
All gift-wrappings are tastefully chosen for your special someone’s” particular occasion.
(Gift tag and complimentary bookmark included free of charge. See details below).

Journal of African Civilizations gifts meet all of the above needs.

Note: Delivery is expedient, but all orders to be received by Christmas (December 25th) or Kwanzaa (December 26th) must be received no later than Thursday, December 15th and sent to you by USPS Priority Mail or Express Mail...or UPS Ground depending upon your choice.
This holiday offer expires on Friday, January 6, 2017.
For year-round special occasions, see below*.
  1. Place your order for your choice of books on our website: (
  2. IF YOU WOULD LIKE FOR US TO GIFT WRAP YOUR ORDER(S): After choosing your order(s) from our Books Page, go to Check Out Page. On this page, if you would like for your order(s) to be gift-wrapped, check the box that applies to the number of gifts to be gift wrapped. BE SURE TO CLICK UPDATE at bottom of page to complete your order! Then proceed to our email address (, provide your name and the name of the recipient(s) of your gift(s).
  3. On our website, also visit our African-Centered Bookmarks page and choose the bookmark(s) that you would like to accompany your gift(s). DO NOT INCLUDE PAYMENT FOR BOOKMARKS with your order! They are free of charge for this special holiday offer. Just let us know which bookmarks you have chosen at our email address:
  4. Also, while at our email address,, also provide the name(s) of the recipient(s) if you would like us to print their name(s) on your free gift tag(s). Otherwise, they will be sent to you blank for you to personalize.

The limit of your order must not exceed 2 copies of any one title per gift. All gifts will be gift-wrapped if requested. The fee for gift-wrapping is $5 per gift. That will include box, tissue, beautifully appropriate gift wrapping paper, seasonal accent, ribbon, and gift tag. Please include gender of recipient, as we provide gender - specific wrappings.

This holiday offer expires on Friday, January 6, 2017.

All major credit cards are accepted. (Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express).